overstrain Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun too much strain
verb strain excessively
- He overextended himself when he accepted the additional assignment
O`ver*strain" intransitive verb
imperfect & past participle Overstrained ; present participle & verbal noun Overstraining
- To strain one's self to excess.
O`ver*strain" transitive verb
- To stretch or strain too much; as to overstrain one's nerves.
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